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Top 10 Watches Of Baselworld 2015NEW

Baselworld 2015 came and went seemingly faster than previous Baselworld watch tradeshows. Maybe that is because team aBlogtoWatch met with so many brands hour after hour for a solid week. By our records, we formally met with about 85 watch brands, seeing hundreds of watches …

FRIDAY WIND DOWN: 27th March, 2015*NEW

*May contain traces of Glenfiddich “How was your Basel fair? What happened?” It’s a question that’s always brought into sharp relief the true importance of Baselworld. Which is that it’s really not important. Most of us that go have families. We have loved ones; children, …

Tissot Reveals Prototype SmartwatchNEW

Tissot Reveals Prototype Smartwatch   As predicted, smartwatches are the hot topic at Baselworld 2015 as some of the world’s top makers of luxury timepieces unveil their own ventures into the world of wearables. One of them is the Swatch Group’s Tissot brand, which gave …

Jacob & Co. Debuts “The Billionaire”NEW

Jacob & Co. Debuts “The Billionaire” If a watch sporting a mere 40 carats of diamonds isn’t decadent enough for your tastes “The Billionaire” by Jacob & Co. may be more your speed. Even in the rarefied atmosphere of Baselworld 2015, this luxurious chronograph stands out as …

Omega Introduces Seamaster PloprofNEW

Omega Introduces Seamaster Ploprof When you’re hosting a few millionaire moguls on your new yacht you can’t be caught wearing just any watch, even when deep sea diving is on the agenda. For just such an occasion, Omega has introduced the Seamaster Ploprof 1200M Co-Axial …

BASELWORLD: The Grand Seiko 62GS Hands-OnNEW

Since its creation in 1960, Grand Seiko has produced timepieces that represent the best Japan has to offer. And for 2015, they debuted a new version of their first automatic: the 62GS. The modern reinterpretation, like the original, has a mirrored, multi-sided case and a …

BaselWorld, Shinola, and new Argonite MovementsNEW

It doesn't seem all that long ago that we were bringing you word of a new collaboration between Shinola and Filson (link). With some of the watches coming out of that collaboration, we saw new functionality that the Argonite movements had not previously offered …

Hands On: With The The Georg Jensen Koppel CollectionNEW

Georg Jensen is perhaps best known for their Art Nouveau silversmith work, which has been in continuous production since the early 20th century. Their silver work is crafted in Copenhagen, and has an unbroken lineage that dates back to 1904. Watches first entered the …

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) CupNEW

Limited to 200 pieces only, Audemars Piguet commemorates their 17th year of sponsorship of the QEII Cup in Hong Kong with a titanium Royal Oak Chronograph. The QEII Cup has been there since 1975 already and was established because of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II in that …

Bovet Recital 15 Watch Hands-OnNEW

Each released during the same year, the Bovet Dimier Recital 15 is the slightly larger brother of the Bovet Dimier Recital 12 watch (hands-on here). If you check out the previous article, you'll recall that I really liked the Recital 12 for a range of reasons. It is not …

Sinn U212 S E DIVING WatchNEW

By TLex Big and bold! Sinn go big with their latest model, the new U212 S E, which combines a high-quality Black Hard Coated 47mm case with vintage-style ivory-colored hours, hands and bezel markings to create striking contrast. It is the first model in Sinn's collection …

Olio Model 1 Smartwatch From New Company With Top TalentNEW

Olio was first introduced to me in a conversation with a venture capitalist who said, "there is someone I want you to meet who is working on a high-end smartwatch up in San Francisco." As soon as I learned that said individual was near Silicon Valley and not in Switzerland, …

#TBT Heuer Temporada ChronographNEW

#TBT is back from Baselworld 2015 and it’s time to jump into more affordable vintage.  Hot on the heels of our recently published TAG Heuer Carrera article, we’ll now spend some time talking about a true vintage piece from the brand. It’s no secret that vintage Heuer …

NYC Premiere of "The Watchmaker's Apprentice"NEW

The Horological Society of New York & DAM Productions present the New York City Premiere of The Watchmaker’s Apprentice, starring George Daniels and Roger Smith. Join us for an exclusive evening with one of the world’s greatest watchmakers! Reception begins at 7pm. Film …

A Clean-and-simple Everyday CarryNEW

As you've seen, WWR has been working with Every Day Carry to bring along interesting articles from each site to the notice of our readers. This week, we're taking a look at what a product designer carries along with him in his everyday carry. The post A Clean-and-simple …

Introducing: The Zenith El Primero Chronograph ClassicNEW

When Zenith wants to, it can really make a compelling watch. Just shown last week at Baselworld 2015, you are looking at the El Primero Chronograph Classic. There isn't much to it, but it's downright perfect.

Romain Jerome Spacecraft Black Watch Hands-OnNEW

Last year in 2014, Romain Jerome released a new version of the RJ Spacecraft (initially spelled "Space Craft") which built on the avant-garde design of the original Romain Jerome Spacecraft watch from 2013 (hands-on here). Inspired by 1970's and 1980's futurism (and …

Hands On: With The Laurent Ferrier Galet SquareNEW

Laurent Ferrier is offering a new take on their classic Galet line this year, introducing a new case design for the first time since the watch’s introduction in 2010. The watch is the Square Galet, and when we first caught wind of it earlier this month, it quickly became …

The Griffin Emblem Automatic, Open Heart to Semi-SkeletonNEW

There is an old saying, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." I think this must be the motto of the Griffin Emblem Watch Company, since they are back with a second batch of watches on the crowdfunding site, Indiegogo. The Griffin Emblem Automatic is offered in three general …

HANDS-ON: The Hublot Big Bang Unico Full Magic GoldNEW

The story in a second: This watch is to Hublot what the Seamaster 300 was to Omega last year. It’s a (glittering) showcase of practically all the brand’s decade of innovations in one Magic Gold case. If Hublot was a human being, they’ve evolved from Bane to Batman – still …

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